Reculturing the Profession of Educational Leadership: New Blueprints
by Joseph Murphy — 2002
I begin by reviewing the methods traditionally used to define the profession and its work. I suggest that these methods will not prove successful in reculturing school leadership and argue for an alternative method to locate an appropriate portal to the future. In so doing, I retrace the steps that led to a new perspective, one that is based on the powerful unifying concepts of social justice, democratic community, and school improvement. Second, using this alternative way of framing the profession, I present one framework for recasting the concept of leadership.
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